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ESB-2016.0411 - [Win][Linux] IBM WebSphere Dashboard Framework: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 18 February 2016
References: ASB-2016.0004  ESB-2016.0401  ESB-2016.0407  ESB-2016.0408  ESB-2016.0412  ESB-2016.0430  

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                               ESB-2016.0411
Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Runtime Environment Java
        Technology Edition, Version 6, affects: Websphere Dashboard
                 Framework (CVE-2016-0466, CVE-2015-7575)
                             18 February 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Dashboard Framework
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service              -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-0466 CVE-2015-7575 

Reference:         ASB-2016.0004
                   ESB-2016.0408
                   ESB-2016.0407
                   ESB-2016.0401

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21976867

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Runtime Environment Java
Technology Edition, Version 6, affects: Websphere Dashboard Framework
(CVE-2016-0466, CVE-2015-7575)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere Dashboard Framework

Software version:

7.0.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1976867

Modified date:

2016-02-16

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Runtime Environments Java
Technology Edition, Version 6, that is used by Websphere Dashboard Framework.
These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January
2016 and includes the vulnerability commonly referred to as SLOTH. The
vulnerabilities may affect some configurations of products bundled with
Websphere Dashboard Framework.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2016-0466

DESCRIPTION:

An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAXP component could allow a
remote attacker to cause a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 5

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109948

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID:

CVE-2015-7575

DESCRIPTION:

The TLS protocol could allow weaker than expected security caused by a
collision attack when using the MD5 hash function for signing a
ServerKeyExchange message during a TLS handshake. An attacker could exploit
this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to impersonate a TLS
server and obtain credentials. This vulnerability is commonly referred to as
SLOTH.

CVSS Base Score: 7.1

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109415

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/UI:U/C:H/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere Dashboard Framework 7.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

Obtain the JRE appropriate for you product from

Fix Central

. Note however that these updated JREs are only appropriate for customers
that have installed the copy of Eclipse or WASCE bundled with WebSphere
Dashboard Framework.

LO87879

- - WebSphere Dashboard Framework 7.0.1 on Windows.

LO87882

- - WebSphere Dashboard Framework 7.0.1 on Linux

For previous versions of WebSphere Dashboard Framework IBM recommends
upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.

Workarounds and Mitigations

For CVE-2015-7575:

Users of Java 7 and later can address the issue by updating the
/jre/lib/security/java.security file as follows (both steps are required):

Add MD5 to the jdk.certpath.disabledAlgorithms property - e.g.
jdk.certpath.disabledAlgorithms=MD2, RSA keySize < 1024,MD5

Add MD5withRSA to the jdk.tls.disabledAlgorithms property - e.g.
jdk.tls.disabledAlgorithms=SSLv3, RC4, DH keySize < 768,MD5withRSA

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Important note

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applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any
potential risk.

References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide


On-line Calculator v2


Complete CVSS v3 Guide


On-line Calculator v3

IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

CVE-2015-7575 was reported to IBM by Karthikeyan Bhargavan at INRIA in Paris,
France

Change History

16 February 2016 - Original Version Published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact
of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the
Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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